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Dr. Dale R. Wheeler

Dr. Dale R. Wheeler

Dr. Wheeler holds a BA: from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL and an MD: from SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY. His surgical residency was completed at Millard Fillmore Hospital; His orthopaedic residency at University at Buffalo affiliated hospitals and he was a Clinical Fellow, Hand and Microvascular Surgery at University at Buffalo affiliated hospitals. He has presented numerous lectures about the hand and upper extremity throughout Western New York. Dr. Wheeler serves as a group representative for hospital related activities. He is senior attending physician helping to oversee education and clinical activities. 

Membership & Affilitions

Partner - Excelsior Orthopaedics

Kaleida Health

Erie County Medical Center

Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Consultant for Roswell Park Cancer Institute

President of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, P.C.


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General and Specialty Orthopaedic Care

General and Specialty Orthopaedic Care

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Hand Center

Hand Center

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